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May 2013 Archives

Passman & Kaplan to receive the Bar Association of the District of Columbia's "Quality of Life Award."

On May 24, 2013, the Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) publicly announced that it would award Passman & Kaplan the 2013 Constance L. Belfoire Quality of Life Award. According to the BADC website, the award is meant to recognize "Employers who provide quality of life for their lawyers" on a wide variety of issues, such as work/life balance, availability of alternative work schedules, collegiality, diversity, professional development and mentorship, and support for pro bono and bar association participation. BADC will formally present the award to Passman & Kaplan at BADC's annual luncheon on June 19, 2013. Passman & Kaplan is the 16th recipient of this award, and was nominated by P&K's legal staff.
Ed Passman & Joe Kaplan, the firm's founding partners, were honored at receiving the award. Most rewarding, was that it was the firm's associates who nominated the firm for this award." 

News from Passman & Kaplan: P&K wins BADC Quality of Life Award

News from Passman & Kaplan:  On May 24, 2013, the Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) publicly announced that it would award Passman & Kaplan the 2013 Constance L. Belfoire Quality of Life Award. According to the BADC website, the award is meant to recognize "Employers who provide quality of life for their lawyers" on a wide variety of issues, such as work/life balance, availability of alternative work schedules, collegiality, diversity, professional development and mentorship, and support for pro bono and bar association participation. BADC will formally present the award to Passman & Kaplan at BADC's annual luncheon on June 19, 2013. Passman & Kaplan is the 16th recipient of this award, and was nominated by P&K's legal staff. BADC's press release announcing the award can be found here.

Passman & Kaplan Attorneys to Present Talk for the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA) on June 6, 2013

Passman & Kaplan Attorneys to Present Talk for the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA) on June 6, 2013 Passman & Kaplan founding principal Joseph V. Kaplan and Passman & Kaplan senior associate Andrew J. Perlmutter will be presenting at a brown-bag lunch for the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA) on June 6, 2013. The talk, "The Privacy Act Revealed: Understanding Various Causes of Action and Remedies," will be held in Washington, D.C. 

News from the Federal Circuit: Whistleblower Protection Clarified

News from the Federal Circuit: On April 26, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a precedential decision in MacLean v. Department of Homeland Security, Case No. 2011-3231.  This decision is the latest in the long-running MacLean case, which was previously analyzed by Passman & Kaplan, P.C. in the Federal Legal Corner.  

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